The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Storage Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Engineer
UK
Rank 540 562 516
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 57 60 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 28 43
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £27.75 -
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Storage Engineer in the job title.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +23 51 £400 - 7
London +11 20 £475 +18.75% 2
South East +12 14 £375 +4.16% 1
Hampshire +10 6 £388 -5.48%
West Midlands -3 5 £325 +8.33%
North West +28 4 £350 -
Surrey +13 4 £375 +36.36%
Berkshire +13 4 - - 1
Reading +1 4 - - 1
Merseyside - 4 £350 -
Scotland +27 3 £395 -
South West +10 3 £300 +17.64%
Glasgow +6 3 £395 -
Liverpool - 3 £350 -
Yorkshire +6 2 £375 - 1
Wiltshire +5 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £375 - 1
Chippenham - 2 - -
Hook - 2 £400 -
Solihull - 2 - -
East of England +3 1 £375 - 2
East Midlands +1 1 - - 1
North East -23 1 £400 +81.81%
Tyne and Wear -26 1 £400 +81.81%
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 1 £400 +81.81%
South Wales - 1 £375 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Southport - 1 £325 -
Scunthorpe - 1 - -
Atherstone - 1 - -

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Storage Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Storage Engineer in the job title.

1 75 (55.15%) SAN
2 70 (51.47%) EMC
3 60 (44.12%) VMware
4 56 (41.18%) Windows
5 48 (35.29%) Cisco
6 45 (33.09%) Linux
7 40 (29.41%) HP
8 39 (28.68%) NetApp
8 39 (28.68%) EMC VNX
9 37 (27.21%) Data Centre
10 36 (26.47%) 3PAR
11 33 (24.26%) Windows Server
12 32 (23.53%) Microsoft
13 30 (22.06%) Finance
13 30 (22.06%) Security Cleared
14 28 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (19.85%) SC Cleared
15 27 (19.85%) Unix
16 26 (19.12%) Brocade
17 24 (17.65%) Migration
18 22 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
19 21 (15.44%) NAS
19 21 (15.44%) ITIL
20 20 (14.71%) EMC VMAX
21 18 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 17 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
22 17 (12.50%) IBM
23 16 (11.76%) Red Hat
24 15 (11.03%) VMware ESX
25 14 (10.29%) Replication

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.21%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.47%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.74%) Apache
4 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.47%) Office 365
3 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.74%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (0.74%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 75 (55.15%) SAN
2 21 (15.44%) NAS
3 13 (9.56%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (6.62%) Firewall
5 7 (5.15%) DMZ
5 7 (5.15%) DNS
5 7 (5.15%) Internet
5 7 (5.15%) VSAN
6 6 (4.41%) LAN
6 6 (4.41%) WAN
7 5 (3.68%) DHCP
7 5 (3.68%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.21%) Network Security
8 3 (2.21%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.21%) VLAN
8 3 (2.21%) VPN
9 2 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.47%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.74%) MySQL
1 1 (0.74%) ObjectStore
1 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 30 (22.06%) Finance
2 8 (5.88%) Banking
3 6 (4.41%) Financial Institution
3 6 (4.41%) Law
4 3 (2.21%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.74%) CSS
1 1 (0.74%) HTML
1 1 (0.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (28.68%) EMC VNX
2 37 (27.21%) Data Centre
3 20 (14.71%) EMC VMAX
4 14 (10.29%) Replication
5 11 (8.09%) HP Storage
6 8 (5.88%) CLARiiON
6 8 (5.88%) Clustering
7 7 (5.15%) HP StoreVirtual
8 6 (4.41%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (3.68%) Celerra
9 5 (3.68%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (3.68%) Mainframe
9 5 (3.68%) Symmetrix
10 4 (2.94%) VCE vBlock
11 3 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.47%) Blackberry
12 2 (1.47%) NHS
12 2 (1.47%) Symmetrix DMX
13 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (41.18%) Windows
2 45 (33.09%) Linux
3 33 (24.26%) Windows Server
4 27 (19.85%) Unix
5 22 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (10.29%) Solaris
9 12 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (8.09%) Data ONTAP
11 5 (3.68%) AIX
12 4 (2.94%) SUSE
13 1 (0.74%) CentOS
13 1 (0.74%) HPUX
13 1 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.74%) VMS
13 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.65%) Migration
2 21 (15.44%) ITIL
3 11 (8.09%) Service Delivery
4 9 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (4.41%) Data Migration
6 5 (3.68%) Incident Management
6 5 (3.68%) Project Management
7 4 (2.94%) Data Protection
7 4 (2.94%) Investment Management
7 4 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (2.94%) QMS
7 4 (2.94%) Quality Management
8 3 (2.21%) Capacity Management
8 3 (2.21%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.21%) Data Centre Operations
8 3 (2.21%) High Availability
8 3 (2.21%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (2.21%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.47%) Time Management
9 2 (1.47%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.35%) PowerShell
1 10 (7.35%) SQL
2 9 (6.62%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.94%) Python
4 3 (2.21%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.47%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.47%) Perl
6 1 (0.74%) Java
6 1 (0.74%) PHP
6 1 (0.74%) Ruby
6 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (22.06%) Security Cleared
2 27 (19.85%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.21%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.47%) CCNA
6 2 (1.47%) Degree
6 2 (1.47%) EMCSA
6 2 (1.47%) HP ASE
6 2 (1.47%) HPE ATP
6 2 (1.47%) MCSE
6 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.47%) RHCE
7 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (11.03%) VMware ESX
3 12 (8.82%) Active Directory
4 9 (6.62%) NFS
5 6 (4.41%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.41%) XenApp
6 5 (3.68%) DFS Replication
7 4 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (2.21%) Firmware
8 3 (2.21%) SRDF
8 3 (2.21%) vSphere
9 2 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.47%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.47%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.74%) GPFS
10 1 (0.74%) StorNext
10 1 (0.74%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (8.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (6.62%) NetBackup
3 8 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.94%) Puppet
4 4 (2.94%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.47%) EMC VPLEX
5 2 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.47%) SCCM
5 2 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.74%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.74%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.74%) Simpana
6 1 (0.74%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.74%) vMotion
6 1 (0.74%) Xymon
Vendors
1 70 (51.47%) EMC
2 60 (44.12%) VMware
3 48 (35.29%) Cisco
4 40 (29.41%) HP
5 39 (28.68%) NetApp
6 36 (26.47%) 3PAR
7 32 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 26 (19.12%) Brocade
9 17 (12.50%) IBM
10 16 (11.76%) Red Hat
11 14 (10.29%) Citrix
12 11 (8.09%) Isilon
13 10 (7.35%) CommVault
14 9 (6.62%) Dell
14 9 (6.62%) Hitachi
15 8 (5.88%) Veritas
16 5 (3.68%) Symantec
17 4 (2.94%) F5
17 4 (2.94%) Fujitsu
18 3 (2.21%) Veeam